The best special occasion restaurants in Melbourne

Elevate your evening at these cult-status eateries, degustations and luxe fine-dining spots. 

Melbourne's best old-school diners

Craving a slice of nostalgia? Kick it oldschool at these classic diners and retro eateries. 

The best places for high tea in Melbourne

Where to find fancy high tea, dessert high tea, gluten free high tea and more.

The best family-friendly restaurants in Melbourne

Handle hangry children by heading to these kid-approved spots.

Yum Sing House Restaurant & Karaoke Bar

Modern Cantonese and karaoke inspired by the glamorous and hedonistic spirit of 1960s Hong Kong.


Serving up a specialty fish soup base alongside the finest selection of Wagyu and seafood.

Laurus Melbourne

Laurus is Chinese dining through an Australian lens.

Pearl Chablis & Oyster Bar

An elevated and approachable oyster and bar experience in the heart of the city.

Lord Lygon Wine Shop + Bar

A neighbourhood wine bar and bottle shop within Zagame's House hotel.

The LuWOW Cocktail Bar

Known for its eye-popping cinematic décor, sensational sounds and amazing tropical cocktails.

Bar Clara

A basement cocktail bar with a focus on innovative cocktails and a warm welcome.

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The best wine bars in Melbourne

Find luxurious cheese plates, hidden cocktail bars and cosy date-night spots.

The best Malaysian restaurants in Melbourne

Warm up with big bowls of curry laksa, char koay teow and nasi lemak.

The best brunch spots in Melbourne

Find bottomless brunch, Japanese breakfast sets, Sunday brunch spots and more.

Le Bajo Milkbar

A friendly community milk bar with house-baked bread self-roasted coffee.

Morpha Cafe

A modern Asian fusion cafe in a hidden laneway off Elizabeth Street.

Baguette Studios

Traditional and new takes on bread, pastries and sandwiches.

Fuumi Fuumi

A Japanese bakery and cafe with lunch specials and freshly baked pastries.

Raya Melbourne

A bakery cafe with a playful South East Asian twist.


Korean dessert cafe offering a modern take on traditional bingsu.

Che Desserts

Vietnamese desserts and drinks shop.

Sticksies Dessert Bar

Sticksies Dessert Bar is a dessert lovers heaven, located on Carlton's iconic Lygon Street.

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Bars and pubs

Discover the city's famed laneway bars, basement bars, rooftop bars, pubs and hotels.


Melbourne is packed with restaurant options from fine dining to wine bars and casual eateries.


Find the perfect brunch or coffee spot in one of the city's plentiful cafes.

Food events

Find the best food events in Melbourne, from food festivals to wine tastings and cooking classes.